Sunday 25 June 2017

UAE energy strategy ‘to save up to $190bn’

The UAE’s new energy strategy is set to save up to Dh700 billion ($190 billion) by 2050, said a senior government official. Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy made the statements in an inaugural word published as part of the ministry's Energ


Zakher Marine, QMS build 3 offshore barges

Abu Dhabi-based Quality Marine Services (QMS), in conjunction with Zakher Marine International (ZMI), has taken delivery of the first offshore barge built in a shipyard in China, under the supervision of ZMI staff, a report said. "We have designed and built the most sophisti


Empower provides district cooling to Jumeirah projects

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corp (Empower), a major district cooling services provider, has started delivering district cooling solutions to the Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) and Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) projects in Dubai, UAE. Empower will provide residential, retail


Oil Plus announces key Middle East appointments

UK-based Oil Plus, a specialist energy consultancy, has announced two key appointments - Peter Sanders as technical manager and Clarke Shepherd as global business development director - to strengthen its position in the Middle East region and globally. The appointment comes as th


Bechtel names Saudi country manager

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), has appointed Abdulrahman Al Ghabban as the new country manager in Saudi Arabia to drive its operations in the kingdom. Al Ghabban joined Bechtel in 2013 as business development manager for the power bu


Turkey to start building first nuke plant in 2018

The Turkish subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear energy company Rusatom plans to launch its project to build the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Turkey next year, Russian news agency Tass reported, citing a statement from the Rosatom State Nuclear Corporation. Russia


BGS in deal to boost fuel supply services

BGS, an international provider of ground handling and aircraft fuelling services which caters to regional airlines including flydubai and Turkish Airlines, has renewed fuel service provision for Norwegian aircraft at two Lithuanian and two Polish airports, adding one more – Kaunas airport


Morocco deploys new Saab underwater robotic vehicle

Saab Seaeye, one of the world’s leading underwater e-robotics companies based in Sweden, said it has delivered its Falcon underwater robotic vehicle to The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie for dealing with emergencies. The Falcon is a small, yet powerful resource for rapid deploy


Sharjah beach shut after major oil spill

The beach in the eastern coastal town of Kalba, part of the UAE emirate of Sharjah, has been closed following an 800-metre-long spill, said a report. Equipment and personnel were mobilised to clean up the area and identify the source of the oil spill, reported Gulf News,


Adnoc Distribution boosts vehicle inspection units

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution (Adnoc Distribution) has announced that its vehicle inspection centres (VICs) in the Abu Dhabi processed more than 350,000 light vehicles during the first five months of 2017.    These inspections were perform

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